Things to Do in Long Beach

The ultimate Southern California waterfront playground.

Long Beach is one giant playground located right in the heart of Southern California. Here you can experience it all from a deep sea adventure at the Aquarium of the Pacific right on the bay and a voyage in time aboard the historic Queen Mary to lively guided tours through downtown and the colorful East Village. Within an hour's drive, you can explore the fabulous worlds of Universal Studios Hollywood, Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure and every major Southern California attraction.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Take a journey of discovery through the world's largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific. Meet more than 11,000 animals in over 50 exhibits as you explore sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Touch shark and ray species. Get up-close with a penguin. Touch over 150 sharks in Shark Lagoon. Feed colorful birds in Lorikeet Forest. Touch sea jellies. NEW FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing, explore the world of frogs from lush rainforests to arid deserts. Learn why frogs and other amphibians are disappearing from our planet. Join a Behind-the-Scenes Tour. Enjoy Turtle Vision 4-D. Take a voyage on a daily Whale Watch or Harbor Cruise. You can even get up-close and feed a sea lion, sea otter or shark by reservation during weekend Animal Encounters. For information about discounted Late Nights, festivals, the Guest Speakers Series and other programs, check out the Upcoming Events page. Save time by purchasing your tickets online or take advantage of the annual membership pass. Every purchase made at the nonprofit Aquarium helps support its ocean conservation education efforts.

The Queen Mary

1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach , CA 90802

Come aboard the legendary Queen Mary. Book the Glory Days Historic Tour of the historic ocean liner and World War II troopship, and see restored areas that have been under wraps since the final voyage in 1967, including the Isolation Wards and the aft Machine Rooms. Enjoy a meal, shop and even plan to spend the night in an original First Class Stateroom.

Long Beach Cruise Terminal

231 Windsor Way
Long Beach , CA 90802

Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn Cruise Line in North America; P&O Cruises, Cunard Line and Ocean Village in the United Kingdom; AIDA in Germany; Costa Cruises in southern Europe; Iberocruceros in Spain; and P&O Cruises in Australia.

Catalina Express

320 Golden Shore
Long Beach , CA 90802

Just an hour off the coast of Long Beach sits Catalina Island. Picturesque Avalon with its Mediterranean climate, laid back lifestyle and abundance of activities is a perfect getaway. Catalina Express' fast boats depart daily from the Catalina Landing in Downtown Long Beach year round. Look for special promotions and offers on Hotel Packages and Tours at Make reservations online or call 800.995.4386.

Disneyland Resort Destinations

1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim , CA 92803

For generations, Disneyland® Park has been the place where dreams come true with exciting new attractions joining classic favorites. Located steps away is another world of fun and adventure at Disney California Adventure™ Park. GENERAL INFORMATION:

Hornblower Cruises & Events

100 Aquarium Way, Dock 6
Long Beach , CA 90802

As the largest public dining cruise company in the US, Hornblower Cruises and Events is able to offer impressive private yacht charter capabilities. From intimate weddings and over the top celebrations to team building outings for corporate groups, Hornblower is able to service any client's unique needs. Enjoy the scenic views from one of our Greater LA Areas: Marina del Rey, Newport Beach and our remote location in Long Beach's famous Rainbow Harbor/ Select one of our beautiful wooden vessels for a vintage look, or dine aboard one of our sleek, modern yachts for an updated cruise. Let Hornblower take care of the details while you and your guests enjoy the scenic views, the delicious food and the good company that surrounds you. For Public Cruises call 1-888-Hornblower For Private Yacht Cruises call 949-650-2412



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